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La Source de La Sorgue

84800 Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
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Pleasant to walk around the river

Nice for a morning/afternoon outing, park outside the centre and walk in...make sure you walk up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St. Albans, United Kingdom
Treasure of the Vaucluse

Have just spent a month in Fontaine de Vaucluse - - rented a house. Wonderful place to stay. Yes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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84800 Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice for a morning/afternoon outing, park outside the centre and walk in...make sure you walk up to the source of the Sorgue....its a great big sink hole, very dramatic and I should imagine even more impressive in springtime when higher water flow..plenty of ice cream...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just spent a month in Fontaine de Vaucluse - - rented a house. Wonderful place to stay. Yes, busy through the day, but quiet and intimate at night when all the sight seers go ! Friendly, welcoming locals - we felt at home immediately...More

Thank gigialamaison
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent an afternoon there with my wife and we both enjoyed it. It's nice to walk alongside the river that sounds the town, put your feet in the cold water or go around the many little shops. As restaurants only open around 7pm we didn't...More

Thank KrisvanderMast
Reviewed July 20, 2017

The 'selling point' for Fontaine de Vaucluse is that the river 'appears' almost in one go rather than the usual small spring which then gains tributaries as it flows along. It seems this is due to water coming down from the plateau above through the...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed June 7, 2017

A short walk from the center of town will take you to the source of the Sorgue river. It flows from a natural spring in the mountain. The stroll is along the river bank and is comfortable and very pleasant with some attractions along the...More

Thank bracha t
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Definite worth a trip to see this source of the river. The vertical cliffs rising for several hundreds of meters above together with the gentle stroll along the river make it worthwhile. Many of the other attractions in the village are old and tacky but...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed May 3, 2017

A 15-minute walk starting in the small town of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and ending in a narrow shady gorge takes you to the spring of the river Sorgue. The walk is pleasant and does not require much effort. The gorge is suddenly blocked by a vertical rock,...More

Thank Mira V
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We found our stop in Fountain de Vaucluse very interesting. We walked up to the source of the Sorgue, only to find what appears to be a very small spring with a beautiful colour. The spring is very calm....not what we expected. It is apparently...More

Thank pippili
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed walking in the lovely area of the source de la sorgue. The colores of the trees, the water...beautiful!

Thank Orna L
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Fantastic place to visit with family. There are a lot of restaurants and artisan shops around. Parking cost 4€. You can also visit the "Moulin a papier" for free.

Thank Amidori
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